Of the 43 energy stocks in the S & P , only 4 are in positive territory YTD.
TSO, WMB, KMI and EOG.
4TH quarter earnings in JAN. will give more insight.
The only one I own is WMB.
Clrodrick, I sold my position in TCPC 12-15 @ 15.94.
Will buy back at later date at a lower price.
I agree with you about the environment for BDCs.Even the good ones.
IMO.... BBEP and COP should weather the storm because they are so big.
It's just hard to see the bottom in oil.
BBEP was mentioned on CNBC this morning as one of their picks.
Lets see , with my oil losers , I figure it'll take me 4,000 tanks of gas before I break even.LOL
Tis the season to buy stuff. $800 is the amount the average person will spend this x-mas (national retail federation).
I'm trying to declutter my stuff, and my mind.By limiting the outlay, you can keep your head, while others are maybe losing theirs.
Give the gift of time spent with family , spend less, and stay in control.
Happy FESTAVUS to all !
Phil, I look at my accts. too often.I know.
Sooo, I'll drink to that, but will not wait for New Years!
I hear you Frigator, every time I step into the breach, I come out bloody.
I try and I try.... can't get no satisfaction.
Soon new criminal activity will be allowed by the banks and we start the process all over again.
History repeats itself.
In the opening act of Hamlet...... kill the lawyers.
You can argue the definition of insider trading etc., but "the law is an #$%$".